Mouth Problem? There’s an app for that ADA offers new oral pathologist diagnostic aid

The new American Dental Association (ADA) Oral Pathologist app is a handy tool to aid dentists in the diagnosis of lesions, papules, nodules, ulcers, vesicles and many other oral pathology conditions.

For chairside use with mobile devices, the ADA Oral Pathologist app was developed by Dr. Michael Kahn, chairman and tenured professor of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.

App features:

  • Access content anywhere (Internet not needed)
  • Registration or subscriptions not required
  • Compatible with Android or Apple
  • Search for over 200 oral pathology conditions by name, or perform searches by entering information such as gender, age, clinical site, and clinical observations
  • Includes suggestions for management

The ADA Oral Pathologist app is available from the Apple Store or on Google Play for $59.99. For more information, visit

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About the American Dental Association
The not-for-profit ADA is the nation’s largest dental association, representing 157,000 dentist members. The premier source of oral health information, the ADA has advocated for the public’s health and promoted the art and science of dentistry since 1859. The ADA’s state-of-the-art research facilities develop and test dental products and materials that have advanced the practice of dentistry and made the patient experience more positive. The ADA Seal of Acceptance long has been a valuable and respected guide to consumer dental care products. The monthly The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) is the ADA’s flagship publication and the best-read scientific journal in dentistry. For more information about the ADA, visit For more information on oral health, including prevention, care and treatment of dental disease, visit the ADA’s consumer website